Western Conifer Seed Bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis)

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Western Conifer Seed Bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis)

Postby comblue on Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:10 pm

Western Conifer Seed Bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis):

Caught a Western Conifer Seed Bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis) in my MV moth trap in Widnes on Saturday 11th September 2010; to my surprise its the first record from around here :lol:

Paul.

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Western Conifer Seed Bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis)
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Re: Western Conifer Seed Bug

Postby SteveMcBill on Tue Dec 07, 2010 3:43 pm

Western Conifer Shield Bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis):

An article on the colonisation of Britain by this species can be found in Het News over at:

http://www.hetnews.org.uk/pdfs/Issue%2012_Autumn%202008_2422Kb.pdf

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Re: Western Conifer Seed Bug

Postby SteveMcBill on Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:31 am

Western Conifer Seed-bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis):

Paul Hillyer found another Western Conifer Seed-bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis) on the roof of Riverside College in Widnes (SJ512855) on Thursday 13th January 2011. Paul wondered if it had been hibernating.

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